Rob Wells to UMG Board

ALLS WELLS THAT ENDS WELLS: UMG President of Global Digital Business Rob Wells has been tapped to serve on its Executive Board, reporting to Chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge. Wells oversees strategic development and execution of UMG’s digital business worldwide across its various divisions and around all of UMG’s digital assets, including in the wireless, online and transactional sectors. He has served in that post since October 2010. Prior to that, he was SVP of UMG’s international division, where he was responsible for directing and executing all aspects of the company’s international digital business. He began his tenure with UMG in 2000, when he joined Universal Music UK as Division Director of Digital Services. Prior to UMG, Wells worked in a series of positions at BMG Entertainment, literally beginning his career in an entry-level mailroom job and culminating with his service as Head of Internet and New Media. His Tumblr blog is X-rated. (5/21p)